Four years ago, Kansas City, Missouri resident Wesley (Wes) Hamilton, now 28, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and spent three weeks in the intensive care unit.
He woke up paralyzed with a spinal cord injury. With a two year old daughter, Hamilton had to find a new way of life in a wheelchair. When Hamilton became paralyzed, he weighed 230 pounds and struggled to move his chair. Now he has a renewed passion for health and fitness as well as helping others find their way by implementing programs that will help people with SCI and other disabilities live a more healthy and active life through his non profit Disabled But Not Really.
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KENNEDYJ . GILBERTSON THE PLATFORM MAGAZINE
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HI TECH MODA FASHION FORWARD INNOVATION
November is fashion month here at the magazine so I thought I would write about a great organization that promotes not only the latest styles and models but also fabulous up and coming designers.
FERRET CAMPOS NEW YORK
Ferret Campos has been designing unique and eye-catching women’s clothing since 2013.
Soul Talk “Love Thyself”
The word “Love” is such a powerful definition in its own right that it doesn’t require further clarification.
Andrea Gallagher: Entrepreneur Aad Wife of Eddie Gallagher
Thank you Andrea for doing this wonderful article for The Platform magazine. Here are some questions from our followers.
Pageant Preparation For Beginners 101
For the first time pageant contestant preparing for a pageant can seem like a very daunting task. However, remember going into this endeavor, it should be as much fun as you can make it.
KENNEDY J . GILBERTSON
What is it about fall that makes it one of the most loved seasons of the year? The summer heat starts to disappear, the trees change colors, and suddenly there are more excuses than ever to be outside. Maybe you have vivid memories of leaping into a pile of red and yellow leaves, roasting marshmallows over a crackling fire, or playing football in the backyard. And then there’s Halloween…
Jeff Smith "WishMan" Make A Wish Foundation
Go ahead, “make a wish” !!! Since 1980, the Make a WishFoundation has granted wishes to more than 450,000 children around the world.
The Judges Point Of View
As most of you probably know by now I am avery successful pageant coach with the bragging rights to 10 national title winners and many state winners.
CK Chitali Kudtarkar India, Soul Talk
A Soul Talk is a new column to acknowledge a divine guidance our soul craves for… A Soul Food.
Old Fashion and True Moments
Film Photography is a big world of its own, with various techniques, cameras, and actions. Old-time photography is priceless; it is a living testimonial of rich heritage.
Be prepared to be surprised by the wonders of the open road, the places you will visit and the wonderful people you will meet on your travels across the Western U.S.
A Big Sky Adventure
FROM THE MAGIC CITY OF THE PLAINS TO THE LITTLE BIGHORN AND THE “GRANDEST” TRADING POST OF THE FUR TRADE, A ROAD TRIP THROUGH EASTERN MONTANA OFFERS NO SHORTAGE OF FRONTIER FUN.
HOW TO SPRING CLEAN YOUR DIGITAL LIFE
Spring’s a time of new beginnings, regrowth, and hope! So it’s a great time to give all your tech—both physical and virtual—a good, thorough scouring. Read on to find out how.
‘60 MINUTES' WILL HAVE STREAMING SPINOFF ON PARAMOUNT+
CBS News is launching a streaming version of “60 Minutes” on the new Paramount+ service, hoping to expose the durable brand to a younger and more diverse audience.
A Room for Dad
Before Mom passed, I made a promise to her
BUILDING A STRONG TEAM
Dan Murphy is an Army vet and a former NCAA athlete who knows the power of community. Now, as COO of the gym franchise D1 Training, his business is only as strong as its weakest link.
AMAZON OPENS FIRST UK CHECKOUT-FREE GROCERY STORE IN LONDON
Amazon has opened a cashier-free supermarket in London, its first bricks and mortar expansion outside the U.S. as the company bets on strong demand for its contactless shops.
Mutually Assured Deliciousness
Peruvian and Chinese cuisine live in wedded bliss at Tulsa’s Pachac.
Money, It's Gotta Be the Shoes
Young resellers are wringing profits out of everything from the latest Yeezys to outlet-store leftovers—and turning sneakers into a bona fide asset class